University honors law faculty with awards

The University of Notre Dame honored three Law School faculty members during its President’s dinner on Tuesday, May 18. The awards recognized achievements in service, volunteerism, and scholarship.

Featured Faculty: Michael Kirsch

Each year, Notre Dame Law School’s graduating class honors a member of the faculty with the Distinguished Professor of the Year Award. This year, the class chose Associate Dean and...

2010 Notre Dame Law School Commencement Awards

Twenty-seven of Notre Dame Law School’s 172 J.D. alumni received awards during the May 15, 2010, diploma ceremony on the lawn overlooking the Hesburgh Library’s reflecting pool. The honorees were...

Meet the Class of 2010

On May 15, 172 J.D. students became Notre Dame Law School alumni. As a group, they are employed in 24 states and the District of Columbia. They’ve chosen to work...

Students Pursue Summer Human Rights Internships

Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) has awarded internship funding to three J.D. students, thanks to the generosity of the CCHR’s Advisory Committee. The internship...

Student Spotlight: Ashon McKenzie ’10

When Ashon McKenzie graduates from Notre Dame Law School in May, he will have already argued a case before one of the most respected judges and legal scholars in the...

Welcome to the New Dean! (For the day.)

I am pleased to announce that Robert Anthony Sharp will become the 11th Dean of the University of Notre Dame Law School on April 27, 2010 and has agreed to...

Alumni Spotlight: Tara Stuckey ’07

Only a select few enter the hallowed chambers of the Supreme Court of the United States to clerk for a justice. Notre Dame Law School alumna Tara Stuckey made the...

Alum speaks about exonerating wrongly accused man

Joshua Kezer re-entered society in February 2009 after serving 16 years—nearly half of his life—of a 60-year prison sentence for murder. Notre Dame Law School alumnus Charles Weiss ’68 made...

NDLS alums at the U.S. Supreme Court

For the second year in a row, a Notre Dame Law School alum will clerk for a justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. An impressive number of...

Japanese judge at NDLS: Takeshi Nobuhiro

Takeshi Nobuhiro is one of 30 judges chosen by the Supreme Court of Japan to study law and judicial system in a foreign country for a year as part of...

Prof. Joseph Bauer Goes to Hong Kong

Notre Dame Professor of Law Joseph Bauer spent three weeks at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) this spring teaching antitrust law—referred to as competition law in China—and intellectual property...

International Law vs. National Sovereignty

As the world becomes more interdependent, attention turns to the scope and importance of international law and its relationship with national sovereignty.

Ryan Datillo ’10: Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student

The American College of Bankruptcy selected 3L Ryan Dattilo as the 7th Circuit’s 2010 Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student. Along with four distinguished students from other judicial circuits, Dattilo was an...

Student Spotlight: Deepali Doddi ’10

Unique in size and scope, Notre Dame Law School’s Summer Stipend Program allows more than 100 students each year to pursue legal work with a public service component, providing them...

Alumni Spotlight: Manish Antani ’09

When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India made an official state visit to the White House in November 2009, Notre Dame Law School alumnus Manish Antani was there.

Featured Faculty: Paolo Carozza

“Understanding international law is, as a practical matter, a necessity for being a good, competent, able, creative lawyer regardless of what field of law you’re practicing in, period,” says Notre...

Dean Newton Welcomes Bishop Rhoades

Notre Dame Law School Dean Nell Newton and Notre Dame Professor of Law and Associate Dean Peg Brinig extended a warm welcome to Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Fort...

New CCHR Advisory Committee Internship Fund

In 2009, the Center for Civil and Human Rights was able to partially fund one summer internship for current 3L, Jessica Brock, who interned with the UNAIDS HIV and Human...

LL.M. Alum Lauded for Work in Haiti

A January 28, 2010 post on The Huffington Post online praises Notre Dame’s Haiti Program and its efforts to combat the disease lymphatic filariasis. One of the Program’s leaders is...

Library Profile: Beth Klein

Beth Klein, Library Specialist for Research Services and Administrative Assistant to the Research Law Librarians, provides competent and friendly public service, helping patrons access information in an effective and efficient...